Tag Archives: Adam Smith

Culture & The Wealth of Nations

Alexis Tocqueville’s understanding of how a vast North American frontier was to shield and induce American exceptionalism isn’t studied in today’s Universities, those overpaid laboratories of social engineering have long since abandoned the classical insight of the informing relation between … Continue reading

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Leszek Balcerowicz: Adam Smith Meets Karol Wojtyla

Matthew Kaminski interviewed a Polish intellectual recently, a man who has few peers.  His name is Leszek Balcerowicz (pronounced Lay-zek Bal-zero-witz).  What he has to say is significant for it points the way toward recognizing how Keynesian thought is a … Continue reading

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Adam Smith: The Wealth Of Nations

Most historians today speak of the ‘Scottish Enlightenment’ as the single most significant city outside of London during the late 18th to early 19th centuries.  London had opulence but the Scottish highlanders that made The University of Glasgow became the … Continue reading

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